Jillian Harris Breaks Down Over the Pressures of Doing It All
In this episode, Jillian Harris and I chat about perfectly curated Instagram feeds, the pressure Jillian (and so many of us) feel to do it all and what it really takes to be an Instagram influencer & celebrity.
You are not going to want to miss this episode! PS. Grab a box of tissues before you dive in.
Jillian Harris is a mother, fiancé, storyteller, TV host, and quintessential busy-bee who pours her heart and soul into every endeavor. She is the Founder and Creative Director of Jillian Harris Design, and she is passionate about love, family, charity, fashion, food, decor and much more. Here you will find bright and heart-filling inspiration for fashion, food, and decor and everyday life.
Jillian’s signature style is both classic and feminine, and her eye for design and decor is enviable. As co-host of HGTV’s Love It Or List It Vancouver, she brings her designs to life by bringing fresh and inspiring refreshes to homes needing love. Her work with local charities like Mamas For Mamas fuels her desire to help those in need and give back to those less fortunate. Her biggest passion is her family, which includes fiancé Justin Pasutto, son Leo, daughter Annie and dogs Nacho Cilantro and Peaches.
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RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
Follow Jillian on Instagram – @jillian.harris
Visit Jillian’s website/blog – jillianharris.com
Browse the JH shop – Need. Want. Love.
Sign up for Jillian’s newsletter – Get notes from Jilly
Check her out on Love It Or List It Vancouver – Binge it here
The Atlantic article – The Instagram Aesthetic Is Over
Caitlin Covington – @cmcoving
OG Raw Beauty Talks photo series – OG Interviews
Facebook Group – Stepping Into Self Love
SHORT ON TIME? Here are some key topics we covered…
1:26 – Pro tip: Write your best friend an introduction to herself
2:00 – How Jillian got her family started
4:27 – The ‘why’ behind Jillian’s popular Instagram account
8:19 – Learn why the Instagram aesthetic is NOT over (hint: it’s all about how you interpret it)
10:34 – The power of influencers and recognizing what influences you
12:28 – Understanding how social media works for your personal health and wellness
13:08 – The reasons why Jillian does sponsored Instagram posts
16:52 – How Jillian feels about Instagram removing ‘like’ numbers + the impact on mental health
21:19 – Jillian gets raw: the pressures of doing it all
22:31 – What ‘healthy’ looks like to Jillian at this stage in her life
24:53 – It’s not just about making money: values, restructuring and career highs
27: 34 – Analyzing the comparison game: a peek behind the highlight reel
33:42 – Find out what’s exciting Jillian about the next phase of her career
37:47 – Join our Facebook group Stepping Into Self Love
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